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drawing the line. israel prime minister says iran will reach a critical step toward building a nuclear bomb by next summer. a red line should be drawn right here. gifts from friends? facebook looks to drum up business by offering users a chance to purchase items for folks on their friend list. zblenchs. and return of the refs. after coming to an agreement with the nfl to end the lockout, the league's regular officials are welcomed back on to the field. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 28th, 2012. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the message from the israeli prime minister was not new but very clear, iran will be close to developing a nuclear weapon by next summer and it must be stopped.
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benjamin netanyahu made his case before the u.n. general assembly. iran called netanyahu's charges baseless allegations. after his speech, netanyahu met with u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton. u.s. hopes diplomacy can stop iran. netanyahu argued ultimatums don't lead to war, they prevent them. >> i believe faced with a clear red line iran will back down and this will give more time for sanctions and diplomacy to convince iran to dismantle its nuclear weapons program altogether. >> david martin has more on netanyahu's plea for action. >> reporter: it looked like a cartoon but it was deadly serious. israel's prime minister netanyahu drew the red line that would trigger an attack on iran's nuclear program as clearly as it has ever been drawn. >> a red line should be drawn right here.
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before -- before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: that second stage is taking place at this underground facility near the holy city of qom where iran is enriching uranium to a 20% level of purity, one step away from the 90% needed to build a bomb. according to the latest report by u.n. inspectors, iran has about 200 pounds of 20% uranium. roughly two-thirds of what it would need to build one nuclear device. at the current rate of enrichment, iran would have enough 20% uranium for one bomb in about ten months. or as netanyahu told the u.n., by next spring or summer. after that it would take just a few months more to enrich the uranium to the 90% bomb-grade level. netanyahu said iran's nuclear program must be stopped before then.
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>> before iran gets to a point where it's a few months away or a few weeks away from amassing enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: as defense secretary panetta told norah o'donnell earlier this month, the u.s. has a different red line. >> when they make the decision to go ahead and build a nuclear weapon, that for us is a red line. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence does not believe iran has made that decision yet. but netanyahu said it is too dangerous to rely on intelligence to detect a decision made in secret. so he set his red line on something he can see, uranium enrichment. >> reporter: panetta used to worry israel might strike iran as early as this spring or summer. judging by what netanyahu said at the united nations, the time to worry will be next spring. david martin, cbs news, at the pentagon.
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>> iran's u.s. ambassador spoke after netanyahu, accusing the prime minister of using an unfounded and imaginary graph to justify a military threat. he said iran reserves the right to retaliate with full force against any attack. in libya, the u.s. is withdrawing more of its diplomatic personnel. the drawdown involves some of the embassy staff in tripoli. the state department says the move is temporary and could be reversed next week. a statement on the embassy website warns of possible demonstrations in tripoli and benghazi today. libya's leader says about ten militia groups have been disbanded, calling the attack on the u.s. consulate the final straw. speaking at the pentagon yesterday, secretary of defense leon panetta says there's no doubt the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi was the work of terrorists. >> the reason i think pretty clearly it was a terrorist attack, is because a group of terrorists obviously conducted that attack on the consulate. and against our individuals. what terrorists were involved i think still remains to be determined by the investigation. >> originally the administration said the attack was linked to
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protests over an anti-islam movie that escalated. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed. the man who produced that inflammatory anti-islam movie is behind bars this morning. nakoula basseley nakoula was arrested yesterday. authorities say he violated his probati probation. nakoula basseley nakoula will remain in custody until another hearing is scheduled. his movie sparked protests across the middle east. today in pakistan, more demonstrations are expected. security has been heightened around government buildings and diplomatic quarters. four people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a sign-making business. the gunman then took his own life. that gunfire was first reported late yesterday afternoon. police swarmed the area but never fired at the shooter. the victims were found in the building and four others were wounded. "the minneapolis star tribune" reported the gunman was an employee who lost his job.
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the first presidential debate will be next week. president obama and mitt romney will argue domestic issues next week. the obama campaign released a scathing commercial taking a shot at romney's remarks that 47% of americans don't pay income tax. 47% of the people will vote for the people no matter what. they believe they are victims, they believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe they are entitled. >> romney put out two new ads. saying his policies will make life better for voters. susan mcginnis is in washington with all of this this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, terrell. romney is in pennsylvania today, not airing any ads in the state today. this is a state that hasn't supported a republican in nearly 25 years. apparently his visit, according to his aides talking privately is more about fund-raising to try to sort of slow the president's momentum with early voting in many areas under way. early voting began in iowa thursday morning and voters lined up to cast their ballots. president obama's team is feeling confident that most of
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these early votes will be for the president. >> this many people this early in the morning really shows that there's strong support here in iowa for the president. >> reporter: on thursday, both candidates were in another battleground state. >> how's it going, virginia beach? >> reporter: president obama talked to voters in southern virginia. >> growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class. >> reporter: while mitt romney talked with veterans about looming cuts to the military in the northern part of the state. >> 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: the candidates will spend time this weekend preparing for next week's debate, ahead of the face-off in denver, both campaigns seem to be trying to lower expectations. >> we are looking forward to the debates, as you know. there have been difficulties and you have to give the president credit for the campaign they're running. >> reporter: romney's staff issued a talking points memo telling surrogates to point out how well president obama has done in past debates.
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>> as president i'm going to have to make some tough decisions. >> reporter: the obama campaign issued a statement pointing out that the president hasn't debated since 2008. >> 10,000 bucks. >> reporter: while governor romney got practice in during the primaries. obama campaign spokesman says the worst case scenario is if the president falls off the stage. and a boost for the obama campaign. billionaire george soros is giving $1 million to an obama supporting super pac priorities usa. >> susan mcginnis in washington. have a good weekend. thank you so much. we'll take a quick break. when we come back on the "morning news," new york city announces plans for its latest tourist attraction, the world's tallest ferris wheel. this is the "morning news." action, the world's tallest ferris wheel. this is the "morning news." i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel.
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ferris wheel to be built not here in manhattan but five miles away on staten island. the ride will offer sweeping views of the statue of liberty and the manhattan skyline. the ferris wheel will be adjacent to the city's third most popular tourist attraction, the staten island ferry. i will not get on board unless i am join by ashley morrison. she has this morning's "money watch" headlines. >> it looks great. lots of fun. scary, too. asian markets were mixed, tokyo's nikkei lost 1%. hitting a two-week closing low after news of falling revenues for japanese companies in china. hong kong's hang sang gained 0.5%. wall street stocks posted their first gain of the week. investors were encouraged by taking tough measures to reduce its deficit, one of the worst in the eurozone. the dow closed 72 points higher thursday while the nasdaq was up 42 points. american airlines says it will take its pilots union to
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court unless the union ends its job action. american has had a surge of canceled or late flights since the beginning of the month. the pilots union says there is no sickout or slowdown but the union is angry over the company's decision to use bankruptcy protection to impose new work and pay rules. goldman sachs will pay about $12 million to settle civil charges in a so-called pay-to-play scheme. the securities and exchange commission said a goldman executive allegedly provided campaign services to a candidate running for governor of massachusetts in 2010. in return, the company wanted to win the state's lucrative bond business. goldman settled without admitting or denying those charges. and facebook is thinking big by thinking small. the social media site started a new feature that allows users to send small gifts to friends such as a coffee or a pastry. most of facebook's revenue comes from display advertising.
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it does get a percent of each sale of the new feature which if enough of facebook's 1 billion users buys something, it could add up to a lot of money. terre terrell, i'm kind of scared. >> i was about to say, i want to see what kind of gifts you get. you have all the creepers out there. >> i'm going to give them your address. >> of course. ashley morrison here in new york. have a good weekend. take care. coming up next, your friday morning weather. and in sports, football fans welcome back the nfl referees but how long will the love affair last? ♪that special something that will carry you through...♪ ♪that little reward for all the things you do.♪ luscious, creamy filling - combined with our slow melting chocolate - the one and only ghirardelli squares chocolate. for all the things you do. ghirardelli. moments of timeless pleasure. try our caramel, now with sea salt.
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here's a look at the weather. in some cities around the country, rain with a chance of thunderstorms in new york. 70 degrees. thunderstorms in miami, 88. mostly sunny in chicago, 67. mostly sunny in dallas, 88 and partly sunny skies in los angeles, 83 degrees. showers, some of them heavy across southern new york and southwest connecticut, it will be dry from the central points to ohio. but morning temperatures could range from the 30s and 40s. wow, in the northern plains and great lakes area. rain is expected from oklahoma to north carolina. the west coast will be fair and pleasant. in sports this morning, the refs return. less than 24 hours after reaching a tentative agreement with the nfl to end the work stoppage, pro football's regular officials were back on the field last night. they got a standing "o" from the fans in baltimore and were welcomed back by the players. the lovefest only lasted a half. third quarter, bernard pollack gets flag for the
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helmet-to-helmet hit. and the fans let the refs know what they think about it. >> referee: unnecessary roughness. helmet contact with the receiver, number 31, 15 yards, automatic first down. >> boo! the browns trailing by a touchdown with seconds to play. tell me if this looks familiar. hail mary pass to the end zone. the ravens break it up. no controversy there. cleveland has one more shot and, again, the desperation pass. incomplete. ravens win this one, 23-16. top ten team in college football goes down last night. number eight stanford visiting the university of washington. stanford leading 13-10 in the fourth. washington's kasen williams takes the screen pass 35 yards. that will go to the end zone. late in the game, stanford trying to come back. desmond trufant interception seals it. in baseball after leading the american league central for two months, the chicago white sox trying to climb back into a first place tie with detroit. sox tied with the rays in the ninth.
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tampa bay's evan longoria, the rays win it 3-2 after this solo home run. they're two games out of the second wild card spot. tigers pitcher doug fister, strikes out an american league record nine straight batters on thursday. they top kansas city, 5-4. the win gives the tigers a two-game lead over the white sox in the central. take a look at this catch in the mets/pirates game. snyder climbs the fence to rob mike baxter of a home run. and new york's knuckleballer r.a. dickey wins his 20th game of the season. the 37-year-old dickey had never won more than 11 games before this year. when we come back, outlaws on auction. artifacts from america ago legendary gangsters are up for bid this weekend, including rare items from al capone and bonnie and clyde. could be working better. listen to this. with occasional irregularity, things your body doesn't use
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weather. in some cities around the country, a chance of thunderstorms in washington, 79 degrees. same deal in atlanta, 86. the mix of clouds and sun in st. louis. 76 degrees. partly sunny in denver, 74. partly cloudy in seattle, 74 degrees. an unusual auction is scheduled for this weekend. on the block, several items that once belonged to a who's who of notorious criminals. jim axelrod takes a look. >> reporter: bobby livingston's family has been auctioning rare artifacts for 30 years. a letter from washington, a signed picture of einstein. but they're about to hold their biggest event ever at this amherst, new hampshire auction house. it's not the heroes who are the headliners. >> washington, lincoln, churchill, al capone? >> al capone is one of those figures, those mystic, iconic figures that represent something to american popular culture. >> even the gangsters get the white glove treatment?
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>> reporter: sunday 130 rare pieces of gangster memorabilia from the 1920s and '30s go on the block. items gathered from private collectors during the last eight years. >> with the type of interest we're getting, i would not be surprised if this was a seven-figure auction. >> reporter: included is a musical love letter al capone wrote to his wife, may, while in alcatraz. >> two sawed off shotguns. two machine rifles. >> reporter: also featured are items found on bonnie and clyde right after the shootout that ended their bank robbing careers and their lives in 1934. >> this was in clyde's waistband? >> this pistol was in clyde's waistband when he was killed. >> reporter: the couple captured the popular imagination during the depression. targeting the very banks that were foreclosing on homes and farms. livingston likes to say the real value of this collection is the gap it exposes between fantasy and reality. >> these are desperate criminals. i mean, these are people who will shoot you, rob you. these were not glamorous outlaws
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living high on the hog. you learn they lived a desperate life. >> reporter: but when history becomes a commodity, sometimes the bad guys are worth more than the good. jim axelrod, cbs news, amherst, new hampshire. in hong kong some would call it an indecent proposal. gigi chao says she's received more than 200 marriage proposals after her father, a real estate tyco tycoon, offered $65 million for any man who would tie the knot with her. he announced the dowry after gigi, a lesbian, got married to her girlfriend in april. gigi says her father's offer was an expression of love. >> i wasn't angry. i was really quite touched. very touched. and very -- how should i say? moved. >> marriage offers have been coming in from around world. one thing gigi says she does not appreciate, getting 1,500 e-mails. i'm terrell brown. this is the "morning news."
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a renoir painting bought at a flea market in west virginia last year, bought for $7, will not be going up for auction tomorrow. the painting was discovered to have been stolen from the baltimore museum of art 61 years ago. put the kabosh on that, i guess. the fbi is now investigating. in pennsylvania, a judge has until tuesday to rule on a controversial voter i.d. law. at issue is whether the new law disenfranchises voters. some people face obstacles just trying to get the photo identification card. >> reporter: was this easy to get or too hard to get? >> it was very hard to get. >> reporter: 68-year-old doris clark was turned down three times, applying for her pennsylvania voter i.d. card. and every time, she says, the state wanted another document. original birth certificate,
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original social security card, then she needed her husband's death certificate when a clerk demanded proof of her married name. after four tries she got the card but resented all the obstacles. >> you feel like why am i going through all these things? i'm not bin laden's wife. you know? i've been here all my life. i've been voting since it's been legal for me to vote. >> reporter: clark's testimony in state court in pennsylvania represents a growing legal challenge to voter i.d. laws, specifically how difficult some states have made it for voters to actually get the cards, especially voters who are low income or minorities. the courts have put voter i.d. laws on hold in three states so far. with a federal court saying the rules in texas impose strict, unforgiving burdens on the poor and racial minorities more likely to live in poverty. democrats will leave strict voter i.d. laws are part of a
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republican plan to suppress the vote of minorities. republicans say the laws are designed to prevent voter fraud with many, including governor nikki haley of south carolina, asking what's so hard about a photo i.d.? >> if you have to use picture i.d. to get on to a plane, it is common sense you'd use a picture i.d. to protect the integrity of the voting process. >> reporter: that's what makes the pennsylvania court case so important. state officials argue that all of the old rules have now been relaxed and that any voter who wants an i.d. can get one before election day. it may be too late. the judge has already warned he is thinking about an injunction. that's a sign that pennsylvania's voter i.d. law is in jeopardy for this year. wyatt andrews, cbs news, harrisburg, pennsylvania. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," lara logan tells us about her interview with the top u.s.
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commander in afghanistan, general john allen. and john hennessy weighs in on the high cost of a college education. that is the "morning news" for this friday. as always, thanks for watching. i'm terrell brown. have a great weekend. -- captions by vitac --
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